Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
their season alive. they're already in texas preparing for the wild card playoff game against the texas rangers tonight. the winner moves on to play the yankees while the loser goes home. the o's made a push to challenge for the division crown, which ultimately went to new york. rangers enter on a losing streak, having dropped 9 of their last 13 games. first pitch at 8:37. >>> bad news for nhl fans. the first two weeks of the season are cancelled. the league made the announcement yesterday. owners and players are still locked in a battle over how to split $3 billion in revenue. there have been negotiations by both sides in recent days, but indications are they are no closer to a deal. the league did not say if the games could be made up if an agreement is reached soon. >>> one of the smithsonian's most popular artifacts is going on a journey overseas. the ruby red slippers that actress judy garland wore in the wizard of oz are being sent to london on a special exhibit on hollywood costumes. the shoes will be shown with dorothy's blue and white beginnigingham dress. ka curators say it's the firs
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
will look to keep their first trip to the postseason in 15 years alive. they take on the texas rangers in tonight's a.l. wild card playoff game. the winner moves on to play the yankees while the loser goes home. the rangers took the regular season series with the o's, winning 5 of the 7 games the team played. first pitch tonight at 8:37. >>> the nationals, on the other hand, will be anxious rly waiti to find out who they will play in their first playoff series in 80 years. the atlanta braves and st. louis cardinals play their wild card game tonight at 8:00. nats will take on the winner of that game on sunday. game one and two will be on the road. the first home game for the nats won't be until wednesday. >>> two major food festivals happening this weekend. first, taste of d.c. kicks off tomorrow. more than 50 restaurants taking part in the festival on pennsylvania avenue between the white house and the capital. ben's chili bowl hosting its second annual world chili eating championship as a precaution, police will shut down several roads during the event, starting at 7:00 tonight. that'
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
for the first time in 15 years. they take on the texas rangers in the american league wild card game. baltimore could have won the american league eastern division, but lost last night to the rays. the yankees also won last night and clinched the division title. the orioles will play the yankees in the american league division series if they win tomorrow. >> the detroit tigers are also in the playoffs thanks to miguel cabrera's historic season. he won the american league triple crown. cabrera finished the regular season as the american league leader in home runs, rbis, and batting average. karl yastrzemski of the red sox was the last player to win the triple crown. that was in 1967. >>> red box is hoping that the next time you pick up a dvd, you grab some concert tickets as well. the kiosk will soon sell tickets to live events along with the dvd rentals. tickets will have just a $1 service fee. they say it's another way to sell event tickets that might have a tough time of selling out. they are doing a test run in philadelphia and hopes to expand that in other major cities. >> what if you can't
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
rangers. the orioles lost, giving the a.l. east title to the yankees. they will play the yankees in the american league division series if they win tomorrow. lose and their season is over. >>> the detroit tigers' miguel cabrera has just accomplished something that has not been done in 45 years. he won the triple crown. cabrera finished the regular season as the american league leader in home runs, rbi, and batting average. karl yastrzemski of the red sox was the last player to win the triple crown, that was in 1967. >> what an incredible accomplishment. >> pretty impressive. this is a great baseball season. >> it is. all right. >>> coming up on 5:51 now on this thursday morning, and some showers and clouds out there -- it is thursday, right? >> it is thursday. tom kierein here with more on our forecast. >> and we still have the humidity around from yesterday, too, but it's going to be changing during the afternoon. between now and then, yes, we have a weak front that's going to bring in that lower humidity, triggering some showers now from the carolinas across virginia, and right